Who | Ahmed Muslimani
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Eataly Toronto
Past Bar(s) | Marben, Shangri-La, Glad Day
Favourite Spirit | Mezcal
Favourite Juice | Lime
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Martinez
Favourite Part of the Job | Giving guests engaging and exciting experiences
Favourite After Work Drink | Dry Gin Martini or an IPA
Favourite at Home Drink | A nice Reposado or Añejo on the rocks
Favourite bar in the world | Bardo (Beirut, Lebanon)
Best known for | I get really excited when chatting with guests about cocktails and wine.
Favourite “at work” memory | Anytime a guest shows gratitude for getting a memorable experience.
What do you collect? Scars. I’m rather accident prone. And comic books.
Favourite thing about your city? Toronto is incredibly multicultural and the food and beverage scene really celebrates that.
What was the last photo that you took? My neighbours having a responsible hangout in the alley way while social distancing.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Spain for the food, the music, and the people.
Any claims to fame? I starred in a national commercial that played non-stop for a couple of years and always made my guests really giddy when they recognized me.
Prosecco or Cava? Cava – Give me all the lees!
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura. It’s more versatile.
Singapore or San Francisco? Haven’t been to either but, given the choice, San Fran for its queer history.
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit. All about tart and bitter.
Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes